Field Breeding Research Associate – Saskatoon, SK

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Field Breeding Research Associate – Saskatoon, SK

**Your tasks and responsibilities**

The primary responsibilities of this role, Field Breeding Research Associate – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan are to:

Provide operations support to the NAFTO field research program based in Saskatoon, SK. This position is a 8 month term contract based in Saskatoon SK, with the potential for providing mobile support to other NAFTO locations in Western CANADA.

+ Assist and collaborate with local Agronomic Research Specialists with key seasonal activities such as planting, plot maintenance, monitoring, data collection and harvest all in effort to deliver high quality field data

+ Support and assist in the compliance management of regulated field trials according to CFIA requirements for confined field trials

+ Travel up to 20% to various NAFTO site locations to provide assistance on an as-needed basis

+ Operate and maintain field research equipment as per program and HSE requirements

+ Transport and haul equipment between field locations

+ Interact with full-time and summer staff to establish key working relationships

**Who are you**

Your success will be driven by your demonstrations of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possess the following:

+ BSc in Agriculture/Science is preferred.

+ Agricultural Field Research Experience (1 years/seasons) required

+ Experience with operation and maintenance of farm/research equipment required

+ Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, strong agility and problem solving skills

+ Ability to work independently as-needed

+ Ability to obtain the G endorsement Driver’s License

+ Valid Driver’s License is required


**Your application**

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.

**Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.**

**Country:** Canada

**Location:** Saskatoon

**Reference Code:** 272402

**Functional Area:** Biological R&D